Christian Ammann was born in Zurich in 1975. At the age of twelve he already knew that he wanted to become a photographer. He, with Irish roots, studied photography in Zurich. He has been working as a freelance photographer since 1996. Ammann has received various awards and has made a name for himself as an international fashion and beauty photographer. Today he works for major fashion brands such as Chanel, L’Oréal, Max Factor, Victorinox, Mammut or Audemars Pguet. His projects have taken him to the highest peaks of the alps to Asian mega cities and tropical islands. Ammann is also a gifted portrait photographer. Stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Robbie Williams, and Iggy Pop have stood in front of his lens. His photo series are regularly published in well-known magazines. Christian Ammann's style is characterized by an elegant and timeless look as well as extremely precise lighting and coloring. As creative director, he designs campaigns from the idea to implementation for his renowned global clients.
“It’s extremely helpful to have a monitor on set. The whole team can look at the pictures immediately and decide what needs to be improved. In addition, thanks to the monitor, I am absolutely sure that the recorded colors are exactly as I want them.”Read more »
See behind the scenes of Christian Ammann’s shoot inspired by ballet dancer Marta Andreitsiv and designer Giancarlo Bello.